The largest on-line network of business professionals
LinkedIn <ul><li>About LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Generate Leads </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Visibility </li></ul><ul><li>B...
<ul><li>GNHCC Technology Council </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>~and~ </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Carolyn Walker Respo...
About LinkedIn <ul><li>The Facebook for professionals </li></ul><ul><li>An interconnected network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex...
About LinkedIn <ul><li>LinkedIn has over 40 million members around the world </li></ul><ul><li>A new member joins LinkedIn...
About LinkedIn <ul><li>When you join, you create a profile that summarizes your professional expertise and accomplishments...
About LinkedIn <ul><li>Your network consists of your connections, your connections’ connections, and the people they know ...
Through Your Network You Can: <ul><li>Manage information that’s publicly available about you as professional  </li></ul><u...
Your Network Can Also:  <ul><li>Be found for business opportunities and find potential partners  </li></ul><ul><li>Gain ne...
<ul><li>Carolyn’s Profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.linkedin.com/in/carolynwalker   </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s FREE to jo...
<ul><li>Go through your leads and see who they are connected to </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For example: Paul Lavoie/Spaldin...
<ul><li>Add as many connections as possible as frequently as possible </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases the likelihood that ...
<ul><li>Post “statuses” about what you are doing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ What are you working on now?” </li></ul></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Use your network to find great associates, partners, vendors and employees </li></ul><ul><li>You can put a call ou...
<ul><li>Take our survey </li></ul><ul><li>Next Meeting: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summer Series continues – </li></ul></ul>Tha...
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Gnhcc Linkedin Presentation June 09

  1. 1. The largest on-line network of business professionals
  2. 2. LinkedIn <ul><li>About LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Generate Leads </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Visibility </li></ul><ul><li>Build Buzz </li></ul><ul><li>Find Partners and Employees </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>GNHCC Technology Council </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>~and~ </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Carolyn Walker Response Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Eric Melillo Technology Council Moderator </li></ul>Presented by
  4. 4. About LinkedIn <ul><li>The Facebook for professionals </li></ul><ul><li>An interconnected network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Experienced professionals from around the world r epresenting 170 industries & 200 countries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Find, meet and collaborate with qualified professionals that you need to work with to accomplish your goals </li></ul>
  5. 5. About LinkedIn <ul><li>LinkedIn has over 40 million members around the world </li></ul><ul><li>A new member joins LinkedIn approximately every second </li></ul><ul><li>About half of their members are outside the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members </li></ul>
  6. 6. About LinkedIn <ul><li>When you join, you create a profile that summarizes your professional expertise and accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Form enduring connections by inviting trusted contacts to join LinkedIn and connect to you </li></ul>
  7. 7. About LinkedIn <ul><li>Your network consists of your connections, your connections’ connections, and the people they know </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To start only “friend” people you’ve met and remind them of the connection if it’s been a while </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Linking you to a vast number of qualified professionals and experts </li></ul>
  8. 8. Through Your Network You Can: <ul><li>Manage information that’s publicly available about you as professional </li></ul><ul><li>Find and be introduced to potential clients, service providers, and subject experts who come recommended </li></ul><ul><li>Create and collaborate on projects, gather data, share files and solve problems </li></ul>
  9. 9. Your Network Can Also: <ul><li>Be found for business opportunities and find potential partners </li></ul><ul><li>Gain new insights from discussions with like-minded professionals in private group settings </li></ul><ul><li>Discover inside connections that can help you land jobs and close deals </li></ul><ul><li>Post and distribute job listings to find the best talent for your company </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Carolyn’s Profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.linkedin.com/in/carolynwalker </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s FREE to join! </li></ul><ul><li>Complete your profile: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve your connect-ability by adding all relevant information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Current and past jobs, education, activities, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask for recommendations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Give recommendations in return </li></ul></ul></ul>LinkedIn
  11. 11. <ul><li>Go through your leads and see who they are connected to </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For example: Paul Lavoie/Spalding </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Fish where the fish you want are: Join Groups! </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ford Marketing Manager – in the NU Alumni Group </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Search companies </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. Logitech </li></ul></ul></ul>LinkedIn <ul><li>Generate Leads </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Add as many connections as possible as frequently as possible </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases the likelihood that people will see your profile first </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People would rather work with people their friends/colleagues know and trust </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make your profile information public and select “full view” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improves your Google Page rank </li></ul></ul>LinkedIn <ul><li>Increase your visibility </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Post “statuses” about what you are doing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ What are you working on now?” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Constantly update your network </li></ul><ul><li>Start your own group </li></ul>LinkedIn <ul><li>Build Buzz </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Use your network to find great associates, partners, vendors and employees </li></ul><ul><li>You can put a call out that you are looking for someone to help you with a specific project and/or search your connections </li></ul><ul><li>Use Answers tab </li></ul><ul><li>Use Jobs tab (look for a job or post a job) </li></ul>LinkedIn <ul><li>Find Partners and Employees </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Take our survey </li></ul><ul><li>Next Meeting: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summer Series continues – </li></ul></ul>Thank You <ul><li>Visit www.gnhcctech.com </li></ul>

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